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15,000 Gallons Of Raw Sewage Spill Near Western Md. Lake

Garrett County officials estimate that 15,000 gallons of raw sewage spilled from a broken pipe near Deep Creek Lake on Memorial Day weekend.

05/26/2015

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Anonymous Threat Against Airline Prompts FBI Investigation

Flight scares on a busy travel holiday! As many as 10 airline flights, targeted with anonymous threats and at least one of them was received by Maryland State Police!

05/25/2015

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2 Raccoons Test Positive For Rabies; Person & Cow Bitten

The Garrett County Health Department has announced two raccoons, one that bit a cow and one that bit a person, have both tested positive for rabies.

05/14/2015

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Western Md. Coalition Seeks Looser Gas Drilling Regulations

A coalition of western Maryland landowners, businesses and labor groups says the state’s proposed rules for natural gas drilling go too far.

02/11/2015

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U.S. Grant Aims To Boost Western Md. Economy

The city of Frostburg is getting some federal funds to help create a roadmap for economic growth in western Maryland.

12/26/2014

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Western Md. Senator Seeks Change In Land Fees

A western Maryland state senator is seeking a change in how the state compensates counties that contain large tracts of public land.

12/16/2014

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Garrett County Wants More Study On Impact Of Fracking

A western Maryland county is seeking more information on the local impact of hydraulic fracturing for natural gas.

12/03/2014

A picture taken on July 8, 2013 shows "Abbaye de Tamie" cheese wheels stored in a cellar of Tamie Abbey (L'abbeye Notre-Dame-de-Tamie), in Plancherine, in the French Savoie region. The abbey, founded in 1132, is occupied by a trappist community of cheesemaker monks who produce the "Abbaye de Tamie" cheese. AFP PHOTO / JEAN PIERRE CLATOT        (Photo credit should read JEAN-PIERRE CLATOT/AFP/Getty Images)

Md. Grants $400K To Help Grantsville Cheesemaker

Garrett County is getting another cheese manufacturing plant.

11/28/2014

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Sewage Spill Reaches Maryland’s Deep Creek Lake

Garrett County officials say they’re monitoring the water quality of Deep Creek Lake after up to 1,700 gallons of raw sewage leaked from a faulty pumping system at a lakeside home in McHenry.

11/21/2014

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Woman, 4 Children Found Safe On Backbone Mountain

The Garrett County Sheriff’s Office says a woman and her four children were found safe after getting lost on Backbone Mountain.

08/29/2014

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Western Md. Man Pleads Guilty In Bank Fraud Case

A Garrett County developer faces up to 30 years in prison after pleading guilty to bank fraud conspiracy in a scheme involving three properties in western Maryland and West Virginia.

08/08/2014

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Maryland Approves 30 Miles Of New Trails

The Maryland Department of Natural Resources says it’s building 30 miles of new trails connecting state parks and forests in Garrett County.

05/22/2014

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